The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 20 23 17
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -6
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 83 73 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 9.43% 8.53% 10.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.59% 9.93% 12.92%
Number of salaries quoted 72 72 56
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,050 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,800 £45,000 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Software Engineering
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Northamptonshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Northamptonshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
716 735 511
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 81.36% 85.86% 77.42%
Number of salaries quoted 609 647 425
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +6.25%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Northamptonshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Northamptonshire region.

Software Engineering Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

Software Engineering
Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineering within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton +5 69 £40,000 +14.28% 9
Towcester +3 6 £40,000 +128.57% 1
Kettering -2 1 £40,000 +23.07% 1
Daventry - 1 £42,500 -
Software Engineering
East Midlands

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire region citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Software Engineering.

1 80 (70.80%) SQL
2 72 (63.72%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (56.64%) C#
4 56 (49.56%) Java
4 56 (49.56%) Web Services
5 54 (47.79%) Scrum
6 45 (39.82%) TDD
7 42 (37.17%) MVC
8 40 (35.40%) OOP
9 35 (30.97%) J2EE
10 34 (30.09%) Spring
11 33 (29.20%) Degree
11 33 (29.20%) UNIX
11 33 (29.20%) BDD
12 32 (28.32%) Git (software)
12 32 (28.32%) JavaScript
12 32 (28.32%) OO
13 31 (27.43%) C++
14 30 (26.55%) JSON
14 30 (26.55%) Computer Science
15 28 (24.78%) .NET
16 27 (23.89%) User Stories
17 26 (23.01%) Mentoring
18 25 (22.12%) HTML
19 24 (21.24%) Linux
20 23 (20.35%) ASP.NET
20 23 (20.35%) CSS
20 23 (20.35%) OOD
20 23 (20.35%) Spring MVC
21 22 (19.47%) Retail

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire region citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Software Engineering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (4.42%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.88%) Apache
2 1 (0.88%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.88%) CMS
Applications
1 16 (14.16%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.88%) Fireworks
2 1 (0.88%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (2.65%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 16 (14.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (19.47%) Apache Hive
2 18 (15.93%) SQL Server
3 14 (12.39%) MongoDB
4 13 (11.50%) MySQL
5 2 (1.77%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (1.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 32 (28.32%) Git (software)
2 16 (14.16%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (11.50%) Visual Studio
4 12 (10.62%) Mercurial
4 12 (10.62%) JUnit
5 7 (6.19%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.88%) Subversion
General
1 22 (19.47%) Retail
2 13 (11.50%) Finance
2 13 (11.50%) Electronics
3 3 (2.65%) Legal
3 3 (2.65%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.77%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.77%) Aerospace
4 2 (1.77%) Military
5 1 (0.88%) Games
Job Titles
1 69 (61.06%) Software Engineer
2 40 (35.40%) Developer
3 18 (15.93%) .NET Developer
4 14 (12.39%) C++ Software Engineer
5 13 (11.50%) Java Developer
5 13 (11.50%) .NET Software Engineer
6 11 (9.73%) Software Developer
7 10 (8.85%) .NET Software Developer
8 9 (7.96%) Junior Developer
8 9 (7.96%) Junior
9 8 (7.08%) Senior Software Engineer
10 7 (6.19%) Systems Engineer
10 7 (6.19%) Junior .NET Developer
11 6 (5.31%) C# Software Engineer
12 5 (4.42%) Graduate Developer
12 5 (4.42%) Graduate
13 4 (3.54%) Tester
13 4 (3.54%) Junior Software Developer
13 4 (3.54%) Junior Software Engineer
13 4 (3.54%) Trainee
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (49.56%) Web Services
2 35 (30.97%) J2EE
3 34 (30.09%) Spring
4 30 (26.55%) JSON
5 28 (24.78%) .NET
6 25 (22.12%) HTML
7 23 (20.35%) ASP.NET
7 23 (20.35%) CSS
7 23 (20.35%) Spring MVC
8 21 (18.58%) Java EE
8 21 (18.58%) XML
9 16 (14.16%) .NET Framework
9 16 (14.16%) Entity Framework
9 16 (14.16%) ASP.NET Web API
10 13 (11.50%) REST
11 11 (9.73%) JPA
12 7 (6.19%) jQuery
13 4 (3.54%) Ajax
13 4 (3.54%) HTML5
14 3 (2.65%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 30 (26.55%) Computer Science
2 18 (15.93%) Mathematics
3 14 (12.39%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (7.08%) Physics
5 5 (4.42%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (4.42%) Artificial Intelligence
6 3 (2.65%) Visualisation
6 3 (2.65%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.77%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 33 (29.20%) UNIX
2 24 (21.24%) Linux
3 9 (7.96%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (63.72%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (47.79%) Scrum
3 45 (39.82%) TDD
4 42 (37.17%) MVC
5 40 (35.40%) OOP
6 33 (29.20%) BDD
7 32 (28.32%) OO
8 27 (23.89%) User Stories
9 26 (23.01%) Mentoring
10 23 (20.35%) OOD
11 18 (15.93%) Procedural Programming
12 17 (15.04%) Continuous Integration
13 12 (10.62%) Continuous Improvement
14 11 (9.73%) Pair Programming
15 8 (7.08%) Logistics
15 8 (7.08%) E-Commerce
15 8 (7.08%) Unit Testing
16 7 (6.19%) Automation Testing
17 6 (5.31%) Image Processing
17 6 (5.31%) Pattern Recognition
Programming Languages
1 80 (70.80%) SQL
2 64 (56.64%) C#
3 56 (49.56%) Java
4 32 (28.32%) JavaScript
5 31 (27.43%) C++
6 22 (19.47%) VB.NET
7 17 (15.04%) C
8 10 (8.85%) COBOL
9 8 (7.08%) Python
10 3 (2.65%) VB6
10 3 (2.65%) MATLAB
10 3 (2.65%) VB
11 2 (1.77%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.77%) Assembly Language
12 1 (0.88%) PHP5
12 1 (0.88%) PHP4
12 1 (0.88%) PHP
Qualifications
1 33 (29.20%) Degree
2 8 (7.08%) PhD
3 5 (4.42%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.65%) MCAD
5 2 (1.77%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.88%) OCPJP
6 1 (0.88%) OCMJD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.19%) QA
System Software
1 5 (4.42%) Firmware
Vendors
1 22 (19.47%) Microsoft
2 19 (16.81%) Oracle
3 11 (9.73%) Sybase
4 10 (8.85%) hybris
5 2 (1.77%) Sun
6 1 (0.88%) Zend
6 1 (0.88%) Adobe
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £negbens
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £neg bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £ neg bonus+bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £40,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 4 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 4 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits pool table, xbox, food
Posted: 4 days ago
Northampton
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £30000 - £47000 per annum + bonus, shares, pens, med, life
Posted: 11 days ago
Northamptonshire
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £30000 - £47000 per annum + bonus, shares, pens, med, life
Posted: 11 days ago
Kettering
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 14 days ago
Northampton
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago
Towcester, Northamptonshire
GE Energy Management
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 27 days ago